Mental Health

Highly Functional and Mentally Ill: What You Don’t Understand

Highly functional in the realm of mental illness is typically described as someone who has many symptoms of a mental illness or is diagnosed with a mental illness but continues to work and live life in a somewhat "functional" way. When I met my therapist, she described some of the patients that she typically works… Continue reading Highly Functional and Mentally Ill: What You Don’t Understand

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Mental Health · Mommyhood

Why Losing Weight Shouldn’t Be Your New Year Resolution PLUS 3 Resolutions That Will Bring You JOY

Making New Year Resolutions dates back to Biblical times and if you ask me, the first cavemen were probably doing it as well. I can hear them now "I am definitely cutting out buffalo this year, it just really isn't doing much for my figure."  What about you? Do you make New Year Resolutions? I… Continue reading Why Losing Weight Shouldn’t Be Your New Year Resolution PLUS 3 Resolutions That Will Bring You JOY

Dating/Sex · Uncategorized

I still suck my thumb, I date black men and 3 other secret facts about me

Yeah, sooo people really seem to enjoy secrets about people. I can't blame you. I love them too. I want to know what makes someone relate to me, what do we have in common, what is our shared "thing". I don't shy away from being an open book, I am who I am. I am… Continue reading I still suck my thumb, I date black men and 3 other secret facts about me

Mental Health

Overstimulated and Obligated: 6 Tips For The Holiday Party Season

"Do I really HAVE to go?..Okay fine I am going but I am only staying an hour" It's that time of year where you get invited to allll the holiday parties and you're like wow I really don't wanna fucking go..right? Maybe its a work party, maybe its a family gathering, maybe its just friends.… Continue reading Overstimulated and Obligated: 6 Tips For The Holiday Party Season

Dating/Sex · Mental Health

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Sexual Trauma Survivors

Sexual trauma can be a variety of things. Sexual trauma can occur when you are coerced into sexual relations with someone you know. Sexual trauma can be molestation from a family member at a young age. Sexual trauma can be when a stranger rapes you. Sexual trauma could be when you are fighting with your… Continue reading 5 Things Nobody Tells You About Sexual Trauma Survivors

Passion Posts

“Put It In God’s Hands” Commentary From Working With The Black Community in Mental Health

"Don’t talk about it, pray about it." "You’re gonna pay to talk to somebody? Talk to me for free." "Put it in God's hands." "They don’t need to know all your business, you trying to open a case?!" These are some common responses I’ve heard in my field of mental health with minorities,  specifically within… Continue reading “Put It In God’s Hands” Commentary From Working With The Black Community in Mental Health